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The Truth About Politics

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. LewRockwell.com February 1, 2016 The Truth About Politics   The very first votes of the 2016 presidential election season will be cast tonight in the Iowa caucuses. This is supposed to fill us with happy thoughts about self-government, civic virtue, rational deliberation, and about politics as the way the people’s will […]

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The Market Doesn’t Solve Problems; People Do

By Louis Rouanet Mises.org January 29, 2016   The Market Doesn’t Solve Problems; People Do   It is wrongly accepted by many liberals (i.e., libertarians) that most, if not all, social problems can be “solved by the market.” But clearly, the “market” cannot magically solve our problems. Let it be clear that there is no doubt […]


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Ludwig von Mises, Genius?

By Bettina Bien Greaves Mises.org September 29, 2015   Ludwig von Mises, Genius?   For decades, Ludwig von Mises (1881–1973) was the leading spokesman for the Austrian school of economics. An advocate of free markets and a critic of government interference, he stood for peaceful and voluntary cooperation. Whenever possible, he spoke out for individual […]


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Venezuelans Launch Mises Institute to Take Down Chavismo

By Sabrina Martín PanAm Post August 22, 2015   Venezuelans Launch Mises Institute to Take Down Chavismo     Even in the face of tremendous adversity, Venezuelan activists are not giving up. In order to counter the official government narrative of the Nicolás Maduro administration, local libertarians have launched the Ludwig von Mises Institute Venezuela, […]


Don’t Worship the Free Market

By Sandy Ikeda Foundation for Economic Education July 24, 2015   Don’t Worship the Free Market Faith in Freedom Need Not Be Blind     “I’m tired of hearing that ‘liberty’ will take care of it!” My young friend was explaining to me why she’s become less enthusiastic about libertarianism than she was a few […]

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Governments like monopolies – that they create

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 9, 2015   Governments like monopolies – that they create     Over the medium to long term the only way a firm or a small group of firms can maintain a monopoly is if it has the backing of the government. If a firm in a free […]


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Inequality: The Rhetoric and Reality

By James A. Dorn Foundation for Economic Education June 23, 2015     Inequality: The Rhetoric and Reality There’s only one source of prosperity, and it’s not redistribution   The publication of Thomas Piketty’s bestseller Capital in the Twenty-First Century has led to widespread attention on the rising gap between rich and poor, and to […]


Free Financial Markets Are A Hoax 1

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org May 26, 2015   Free Financial Markets Are A Hoax   There are no free financial markets in America, or for that matter anywhere in the Western word, and few, if any, free markets of any other kind. The financial markets are rigged by the big banks, […]

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Repeal, Don’t Reform the IMF!

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 29, 2015     Repeal, Don’t Reform the IMF!   A responsible financial institution would not extend a new loan of between 17 and 40 billion dollars to a borrower already struggling to pay back an existing multi-billion dollar loan. Yet that is just what the International Monetary […]


Can’t a Guy Get a Cup of Coffee in This Town?

By Jack Perry LewRockwell.com March 20, 2015   Can’t a Guy Get a Cup of  in This Town?   It’s time to talk about one of the more important things in life in these United States: Coffee. Now recently, Starbucks’ grand poobah decided it’d be a swell idea to have his baristas (that’s a fancy […]

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Government Regulation: Another Hidden Tax

By D. Brady Nelson Mises.org March 17, 2015   Government Regulation: Another Hidden Tax   Perhaps due to it not being as readily quantifiable as government taxation, debt, welfare, and money creation; regulation has too often been superficially dealt with. In many ways, the largely “hidden tax” of regulation is a bigger threat to liberty, […]


What’s Anarcho-Capitalism? Lew Rockwell and Ben Swann Discussion

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. LewRockwell.com March 11, 2015   What’s Anarcho-Capitalism? A transcript of the Lew Rockwell Show episode 402 with Ben Swann Talking to Lew Rockwell.   Listen to the podcast ROCKWELL:  Recently, famed journalist, Ben Swann, asked me, “What is Anarcho-Capitalism?”  I thought you might like to hear our discussion. SWANN:  This […]

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